If you’re looking for fun, classic, and straightforward, then this is your book. But if you want something more—if you want a book that gets into Spider-Man’s psyche, or explores deeper themes, or pushes the boundaries with art—this isn’t for you.
This week, Marvel celebrates that anniversary with a return to the nuclear winter of Hadley’s Hope. But many have tried and failed to recapture the gruesome magic of Aliens. Does this book succeed at last?